Emory Women's Cross Country Team Captures First Place at Quaker Invitational
The Emory University women's cross country team, ranked 31st in the nation, recorded its second straight first-place meet finish, coming away with the top spot at the Quaker Invitational. The Invitational was held in Greensboro, NC, and hosted by Guilford College.
The Eagles finished with 18 points and were followed by Roanoke's 78 points. The University of Texas-Tyler was third (79 pts.) while Virginia Wesleyan (90 pts.) finished fourth.
Emory dominated the event, scoring in five of the first seven spots. Junior Jenny Feinberg paced the 94-runner field with a 6K time of 23:15. Sophomore Tess Gallegos (23:22) finished runner-up while freshman Calley Edwards crossed the finish line in third place with a showing of 23:33. Rounding out the team's scorers were sophomores Sara Gelb (5th, 23:42) and Colleen Campbell (7th, 23:55).
Emory returns to action on Saturday, Oct. 31, when it competes at the University Athletic Association Championships in Cleveland, Ohio.